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Adventures of a Hollywood secretary : her private letters from inside the studios of the 1920s

Author: Valeria Belletti; Cari Beauchamp
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Adventures of a Hollywood Secretary is an insider's view of the film studios of the 1920s--and the first from a secretary's perspective. Rich in gossip, it is also an eyewitness report of Hollywood in transition. In the summer of 1924, Valeria Belletti and her friend Irma visited California, but instead of returning home to New York, the twenty-six-year-old Valeria decided to stay in Los Angeles. She moved into the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Valeria Belletti; Valeria Belletti
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Valeria Belletti; Cari Beauchamp
ISBN: 0520245512 9780520245518 0520247809 9780520247802
OCLC Number: 62089795
Description: 231 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: letters of Valeria Belletti ; edited and annotated by Cari Beauchamp.
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Presents an insider's view of the film studios of the 1920s and a report of Hollywood in transition. This book provides news about Valentino's affairs, Sam Goldwyn's bootlegger, the development of  Read more...

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